House of Representatives
Supplementary Order Paper
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Building (Pools) Amendment Bill
Hon Dr Nick Smith, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
Before clause 6A(1) (page 4, after line 19), insert:
After section 11(f), insert:
accepts (and withdraws acceptance of) independently qualified pool inspectors for the purpose of section 162CA; and
In clause 7, after new section 162CA(2) (page 6, after line 27), insert:
If a territorial authority decides not to accept a certificate of periodic inspection from an independently qualified pool inspector under subsection (2), the territorial authority must, within 7 working days of making that decision, give notice to the chief executive of the decision and the reasons for the decision.
If an independently qualified pool inspector inspects a pool for the purpose of this section and decides that the pool does not have barriers that comply with the requirements of section 162C (subject to any waiver or modification granted under section 67A or 188), the inspector must, within 3 working days of the date of inspection, give written notice to the relevant territorial authority of the decision, attaching any information that the chief executive requires to accompany the notice.
Replace clause 11(2) to (4) (page 8, lines 18 to 22) with:
In section 222(1)(b), after “Part 2”, insert
After section 222(1)(b), insert:
to enter premises for the purpose of determining whether section 162C is being complied with.
New clause 12A
Before clause 13 (page 9, before line 9), insert:
12A Section 402 amended (Regulations: general)
After section 402(1)(i), insert:
Acceptance of independently qualified pool inspectors:
prescribing matters in respect of the acceptance and renewal of acceptance of independently qualified pool inspectors, including the fees or charges payable:
In the Schedule, Part 2, in the item relating to new clause F9 of Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 1992, item relating to new clause F9.3.1 (page 13), in the second column, insert:
In the case of a small heated pool, the means of restricting access referred to in Performance F9.3.1 need only restrict access to the pool when the pool is not in use.
In the Schedule, Part 2, in the item relating to new clause F9 of Schedule 1 of the Building Regulations 1992, item relating to new clause F9.3.2, replace the text in the second column (page 13) with:
Performance F9.3.2(b) applies only to those small heated pools where the top surface of every wall of the pool is at all points not less than 760 mm above the adjacent floor or ground and the walls of the pool inhibit climbing.